Other World Computing (OWC) has released the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) SSD Storage Upgrade Kit, which allows owners of the MacBook, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini to upgrade the hard drive and replace it with a solid-state drive (SSD) from OWC. The kit comes equipped with OWC’s 2.5-inch Mercury Extreme Pro SSD and the capacities available range from 40GB to 480GB. OWC also provides a tool kit for performing the installation and cables for transferring data from the old drive to the new SSD. The kit also includes a 2.5-inch portable external enclosure, so you can use your old drive as a portable external drive. You can choose between an aluminum case with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connectors, and a clear plastic case with FireWire 800 and USB 2.0 connectors. The OWC DIY SSD Storage Upgrade Kit is currently available for $109.99. [OWC]



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